Healthy Faith and the Coronavirus Crisis: Thriving in the Covid-19 Pandemic


Debbie Dehart, church librarian and ECLA board member


Healthy Faith and the Coronavirus Crisis: Thriving in the Covid-19 Pandemic


Kristi Mair and Luke Cawley, editors


Inter-Varsity Press




Print book


336 pages


With chapters written by the two editors plus another 22 or so other authors, this book explores the many different aspects of living in the difficult times of the Covid Pandemic.  Areas covered include: how do viruses fit into God’s good creation; Grief, loss, dying; loneliness; nurturing your relationship with Christ rather than giving in to fear; marriage and parenting issues; what does or can church ministry look like; prayer; reaching out to unbelievers; and more.  Each chapter looks at the pandemic and its topic(s) from a biblical perspective and encourages the reader to consider how he or she can grow in relationship with God and others through these challenging times.  There are also a number of appendices, providing information on such topics as advice for relatives and those caring for someone else; safeguarding tips for churches; working and communicating safely on-line, and more.


Rating (1 to 5):


Suggested Audience:

Any adult believer, but especially those who desire to continue to grow in their faith, and not view this as “lost time”

Christian Impact:

Christian Impact: High.  It is directed at believers.

Healthy Faith and the Coronavirus Crisis

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